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Wayland E. Noland papers

Identifier: 204

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, materials regarding the American Chemical Association and organic chemistry, speeches, reprints, letters of recommendation for undergraduate students and graduate student charts.


  • 1960s-1970s


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the Wayland E. Noland papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Biographical Sketch of Wayland E. Noland (b. 1926)

Wayland Evan Noland was born on December 8, 1926 in Madison, Wisconsin. He earned his B.A. in 1948 from the University of Wisconsin, his M.A. in 1950 and his Ph.D. in physico-organic chemistry in 1952 from Harvard University. Dr. Noland joined the faculty of the department of chemistry at the University of Minnesota in 1951 as a du Pont postdoctoral fellow. He was promoted to assistant professor in 1952, associate professor in 1958 and professor in 1962. From 1961-1962, Dr. Noland served as acting chief for the division of organic chemistry and from 1967-1969 he was acting chair of the chemistry department. Dr. Noland's area of research involves mechanistic and synthetic organic chemistry, with an emphasis on the chemistry of nitrogen heterocyclic compounds.


6 boxes (7.8 linear feet)


Collection contains the papers of Wayland E. Noland, professor or organic chemistry at the University of Minnesota.

Source of acquisition

The collection has been deposited in University Archives from 1974-1996.

Processing Information

Collection has not been processed.

Wayland E. Noland papers, 1960s-1970s
Karen Spilman
April 2005
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